1950 born in Graz, Austria
Father of two daughters, Veronika and Theresa
1969 International Baccalaureat at the "United World College of the Atlantic" in Llantwit Major, Southwales, Great Britain
1979 Graduation from the Technical University of Graz in biomedical electrical engineering
1973 mime studies with Rolf Scharre, guest lecturer at the Mozarteum in Salzburg
1979/80 postgraduate scholarship at the „Mime Centre London“ with Adam Darius
and Justin Case (Mime, Mask, Movement), London
1983 clown work with Pierre Byland, Zurich
1986/87 further studies with Daniel Stein (corporeal mime), Paris
Appearances in numerous opera and theater productions and TV shows
Tours and participations in festivals with my own mime shows throughout Europe, USA, Canada and South East Asia
Initiator and director of the first international festivals "New Mimes" in Austria and "Direkt Bewegt" at the Vienna Festival (organisation: Ruth Bartussek)
1981 nomination for the "Fringe First Award" in Edinburgh
1988 the Jury Price of the Austrian Arts Council
1990 the Fringe Theatre Price of the City of Vienna
1983 to present - Director of „STUDIO GOLD EGG“ a training space for physical and spiritual awareness in Vienna; development of the own MIMOSONANZ-method, the representation of unconscious energetic aspects through movement and body expression
Lecturer at the Universitity
the "Konservatorium-Wien-University" www.konservatorium-wien.ac.at
on "body expression" and "mental training"
1991 to 2015 - Professor
at the Bruckner Konservatorium and teacher at the
acting institute of the Bruckner University in Linz
for "mime" and "movement on stage"
Author of two books, one on the subject of mime, the other on body awareness
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International trainer in body language and nonverbal communication, body awareness,
mental training and the MimoSonanz®Method.
Recent trainings include workshops for international mediators at the
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL on BUSINESS MEDIATION in ADMONT,
the HARVARD NEGOTIATION INSIGHT INITIATIVE ("HNII") at HARVARD LAW SCHOOL
and at the OMEGA INSTITUTE in RHINECLIFF, NEW YORK.